City staff will be simplifying minute-taking at Victoria council meetings, now that online webcasts are available to the public.
Council will still have the ability to amend minutes if they’ve been inaccurately recorded.
“This really brings us to the standard that is typical within local government,” said Jason Johnson, new city manager. “When the public is concerned with whatever the debate was, the ability to refer the public to the actual portion of the (webcast) … really answers a lot of those questions.”
An update to online webcast services will also link directly to council decisions in addition to discussion sessions on each agenda item.